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Pathogens and predators of ticks and their potential in biological control.
This review summarizes the literature about pathogens and predators of ticks and their potential use as biocontrol agents published since the beginning of this century. In nature, many bacteria,Expand
Q fever in Europe: Current aspects of aetiology, epidemiology, human infection, diagnosis and therapy
Il s'agit d'une zoonose. Elle est en general asymptomatique bien que des decouvertes nouvelles aussi bien chez l'homme que chez l'animal mettent en evidence des syndromes cliniques associes enExpand
Characterization of a New Spotted Fever Group Rickettsia Detected in Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) Collected in Slovakia
Phylogenetic relationships inferred from the comparison of these sequences with those of other members of the genus Rickettsia indicate that IRS3 and IRS4 constitute a new rickettsial genotype and form a separate cluster among the spotted fever group ricksettsiae. Expand
Rickettsia slovaca sp. nov., a member of the spotted fever group rickettsiae.
The name Rickettsia slovaca sp. nov. (type strain is strain B) is proposed for a member of the spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsiae which was isolated from Dermacentor marginatus ticks in SlovakiaExpand
Cultivation of different viruses in tick tissue cultures.
Genetic diversity of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato isolates obtained from Ixodes ricinus ticks collected in Slovakia
The infection prevalence observed in this area is among the highest observed in Europe, and isolation success was higher when the infection degree in ticks was high. Expand
Development of Animal Viruses and Rickettsiae in Ticks and Mites
In this paper, a more or less complete survey of the recent knowledge of the mechanisms of growth and development of viruses and rickettsiae in ticks and hematophagous mites is intended. Expand
Extensive examination of different tick species for infestation with Coxiella burnetii in Slovakia
The results are not consistent with the negligible number of Q fever cases occurring in past years in Slovakia, as the agent was found in tick habitats regardless of the latitude and altitude in the entire country. Expand
Transovarial transmission of tick-borne encephalitis virus by ticks.